TORONTO, Ontario - Equibit Group, global innovator in blockchain technology and applications for the securities industry, announces today that Marc Godard will move on from his role as the company’s Chief Technology Officer on August 15th to focus on other business interests. He will still be available on a contractual basis to Equibit Group.
Marc has been a valuable member of the Equibit Group team, helping to lead the company in their inception and development of Equibit Group’s lineup of products especially the innovative and near complete, Equibit Portfolio.
Chris Horlacher, CEO, assumes greater leadership of the technical group supported by a growing team of professional programmers and developers who will continue to work closely with Marc Godard as he transitions out of his role.
Marc’s departure represents near completion of Equibit Group’s product suite and a transition of product management to the Marketing team. As the team succeeds him, Marc will continue to support the team on a contract basis to ensure the seamless transition and success of product execution.
Development of the Equibit Group product lineup continues as planned, with plans for public launch remaining unchanged at sometime in Q4 of this year. As per our recent press release, Equibit Portfolio has been unveiled and is near ready for public testing, while Equibit core is currently undergoing internal testing.
Marc said, “What Chris and the team are working on represents a significant development for the securities markets, bringing the possibilities of blockchain to an industry that is ready/ripe for operational disruption. I’m proud of my contribution to the team and am fully confident that they will continue to deliver on our dream.”
Equibit Group wishes Marc well in his future endeavours and looks forward to working with him in his continued capacity as external consultant, supporter, and major shareholder of the company.
About Equibit Group
Equibit Group is applying blockchain technology to establish the world's first peer-to-peer equity and debt marketplace. In much the same way Bitcoin applied digital technology to currency and payments, Equibit eliminates the need for expensive infrastructure and third-party facilitation from depositories or transfer agents. Registration, transfer, settlement and investor relations will all be managed securely and digitally within a decentralized environment. Founded by a former CFO from the securities industry and a team of blockchain development experts, Equibit Group was established to revolutionize the securities industry.